Definition of Afro-American in English:

Afro-American

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Pronunciation: /afrəʊəˈmɛrɪk(ə)n
 
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chiefly North American

adjective & noun

  • another term for African American.
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    • Chileans are not habituated to consciously think in terms of race or color in the way people frequently do in other Latin American countries with large Amerindian and Afro-American populations.
    • Yet while this freedom proved durable for many, Afro-Americans and Native Americans long remained subject to slavery and conquest.
    • North Americans rediscovered Native American traditions and the Afro-American traditions of Santeria, Candomble and Voudoun.

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